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Kick Off Football Season with The Sopranos Actor
Joe Gannascoli at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers
Actor and Businessman Gannascoli to Sell NFL Licensed Products
Best known for his portrayal of Vito Spatafore on the HBO series The Sopranos, actor Joe Gannascoli has had a lifelong passion for sports. He’s now started a second act in his career with a company producing officially licensed merchandise for the National Football League.
To help celebrate the start of football season, Joe will be at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers on Saturday, September 22 from Noon – 4:00 p.m. to greet fans and introduce shoppers to just a few of his favorite NFL-themed products, all of which will be available for purchase:
• Inflatable helmets ($79.99): New York Giants, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, or Philadelphia Eagles giant self-inflating helmet. At 4 feet tall and boasting LED lights, this is an impressive way to show off your team spirit!
• Pride Lights ($59.99): Light up the night with this projectable New York Giants or New York Jets indoor/outdoor light, featuring 2 LED modes and weather-resistant tripod.
• Reversible Umbrellas ($29.99): Perfect protection from the elements for the die-hard tailgater, this ingenious umbrella with reverse open close technology makes a waterproof cone when closed – all the wetness stays inside, not on your floor. Available in New York Giants, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, or Philadelphia Eagles.
• Utility Covers ($9.99): Show off your team pride while hiding a 5-gallon water bottle, waste paper basket, or propane tank! Available in New York Giants, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, or Philadelphia Eagles.
• Leaf Logo Bags ($6.99): Tackle yardwork with this lawn and leaf bag, available in New York Giants, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, or Philadelphia Eagles.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Joe Gannascoli first worked as a chef at various restaurants around the country – including the legendary Commander’s Palace in New Orleans – before getting his big break in acting. In January 2006, Gannascoli published a crime novel called A Meal to Die For: A Culinary Novel of Crime.
Stew Leonard’s, a family-owned and operated fresh food store opened in 1969, has six stores in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Conn. and in East Meadow, Farmingdale and Yonkers, N.Y. The company buys directly from hundreds of family-owned farms, ranches, and fisheries around the world. Stew’s earned its nickname, the “Disneyland of Dairy Stores” from The New York Times because of its country-fair atmosphere, with costumed characters and animated entertainment throughout the store that keep children entertained while parents shop. Stew Leonard’s legion of loyal shoppers is largely due to the stores’ passionate approach to customer service: “Rule #1 — The Customer is Always Right”; Rule #2 – If the Customer is Ever Wrong, Re-Read Rule #1.” For more information, visit Stew Leonard’s website at www.stewleonards.com.
WHEN & WHERE:
Saturday, September 22, 2018, from Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Stew Leonard’s, 1 Stew Leonard Dr., Yonkers, NY
Customer Questions: (914) 375-4700
Meghan Bell, Stew Leonard’s: [email protected] / 203-750-6107
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